Caramel Cornflake Cookies

Total Time
20 mins
20 mins

Posted in response to a request in the forums. Recipe found in an old Australian Womens Weekly Cookbook. THis recipe is gluten-free sutiable as it contains no flour...though be sure to purchase gluten-free cornflakes if required for your diet. Cookies keep for a week if stored in an airtight container and are suitable to be frozen

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  • 125 g butter
  • 12 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 12 cup caster sugar
  • 12 cup desiccated coconut
  • 3 cups corn flakes or 3 cups gluten-free corn flakes, lightly crushed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 12 cup finely chopped mixed nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F
  2. Melt the butter in a large pan. Then add sugars and cook, stirring, until combined. Remove from heat
  3. Add all of the remaining ingredients and stir gently until combined
  4. Place level tablespoons pf mixture, about 3cm apart , on lightly greased oven trays
  5. Bake in a moderate oven (180C / 350F) about 15 minutes or until golden brown
  6. Stand for 5 minutes before removing from trays to cool on a wire rack.